Communique From CPD

Communiqué issued by the ISKCON Congregation Preaching Directorate

Reference: CPD/COM/2009/1
1. This is an official Communiqué issued by the Congregation Preaching Directorate (CPD), which was set up by the Co-GBCs responsible for Mauritius on the 2nd of May 2009.

2. Three meetings of the CPD have been held so far and devotees and members of the
public are informed of the following deliberations:

• The office bearers for the CPD are as follows:
Director Devaki Nandan Das
First Vice Director Raghunath Das
Second Vice Director Sudama Das
Third Vice Director Vamandev Das
Secretary Madan Gopal Das
Treasurer Srinjay Das
Member Samba Das
• Bhakta Vishal Pasram is acting as Accountant for the CPD Office
• Raghuvar Prabhu is acting as auditor for the CPD Office.
• The service of Director will be carried out on a roster basis for a period of up to two years.

• The CPD comprises of the following Units:
o Sri Sri Gaura Nitai Mandir of Grand Bois (Chairman: Samba Prabhu)
o Sri Jagannath Mandir of Morcellement St André (Chairman: Madan Gopal Das)
o Sri Radha Govindaji Mandir of Fond du Sac (Chairman: Devaki Nandan Prabhu)
o Bhakti Yoga Preaching Centre (Chairman: Sudama Prabhu)
o Harinaam Group (Chairman: Vamandev Prabhu)
o Food for Life (Chairman: Raghunath Prabhu)

Any namahatta which would be interested to join the CPD would be welcomed.
• Each Unit would be conducting Bhakta course and Brahmin course.

3. The CPD will organize Krishna Janmasthami festival at Grand Bois and at Petit Raffray. The programme at Grand Bois will be in the form of a Bhagavat Katha from 10th to 13th of August 2009 while that of Petit Raffray will include Sri Krishna Janmasthami celebration on 14th August 2009 and Srila Prabhupada Vyas Puja celebration on the 15th August 2009. His Grace Rohini Priya Prabhu, disciple of
HH Radhanath maharaj, would travel from Chowpatty to Mauritius for lecturing at the programmes.

Date:9 July 2009